Farming on the Urban Edge 2: Peri-Urban Farm Start-ups and Expansions


Farming on the Urban Edge Docu-series, Episode 2:
Peri-Urban Farm Start-ups and Expansions
Navigating Access to Land, Capital and Enhanced Production Capacity

A docuseries by The Peri-Urban Agriculture Network

A project of WSU Food Systems, WSU Extension and Oregon State University Extension funded by a grant from Western SARE.


BiZi Farms, Bill Zimmerman (Vancouver, WA)

Black Farmers Collective, Masra Clamoungou and Ray Williams (Redmond, WA)

Good Rain Farm, Michelle Week (Washougal, WA & Gresham, OR)

Hedlin Farms, Dave Hedlin (La Conner, WA)

Local Roots Farm, Jason Salvo and Siri Erickson-Brown (Duvall, WA)

Mosby Farms, Rosella and Burr Mosby (Auburn, WA)

OSU Extension and Culinary Breeding Network, Lane Selman (Portland, OR)

Silver Star Farms, Jon Cotton (Brush Prairie, WA)

Stoneboat Farm, Aaron Nichols (Helvetia, OR)

Sweet Hollow Farm, Vero Vergara and Caitlin Ehlers (Woodinville, WA)

WSU Extension, Justin O’Dea (Vancouver, WA)

Production by: Aba Kiser
Direction by: Justin O’Dea
Video by: Asia Colón
Audio by: Camelia Jade
Music by: Creative Commons
and Graham Bole

The Peri-Urban Agriculture Network aims to provide a supportive network of farmers, researchers, educators, policymakers, and community stakeholders working together to facilitate education and develop long-term strategies to keep farms and agricultural lifestyles viable in the face of urbanization pressures.


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